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Alabaster amphoriskos (small flask)

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
310–30 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Gypsum (alabaster)
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/4 x 2 1/8 in. (13.3 x 5.4 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Stone Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5130
Not on view
With long neck, high handles and pointed base.
From Cyprus

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1903. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 3, Plates & Text 1–150. pl. CXIII.2, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1649, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 558, p. 398, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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